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Yes, I Can!: Using Visualization To Achieve Your Goals by Robin Nixon

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6

Practising Patience and Perseverance

Patience is the companion of wisdom.

– St. Augustine

In this Chapter You Will:

  • become better equipped to take on bigger and better projects
  • enjoy practising being patient and persevering with a task
  • learn to stay focused and goal-driven

Patience, as they say, is a virtue. When you were young, you probably found that being patient was almost impossibly difficult. A week to a child can feel the same as a month or even a few months to a mature adult, so over time you become more patient. But what’s the point of gaining a high level of patience only when you’re 50 or 60, when it’s something you can make much more use of now?

When you are impatient you rush jobs, and only undertake ones that you anticipate ...

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